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Old 04-18-2007, 04:48 PM   #1
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Arrow 2 speed not shifting anymore

ok, i have the weirdest problem now. the car and engine are running amazing! however, i run down my street with the car, it goes to second gear, everything's fine, great actually. i apply the brakes, and i go in my court, turn around, and go back to the street. this is where the problem is. when i drive up the street, it wont go in second gear. now, i didnt crash, or tune or adjust anything. i tried tightening the screw to stop, and then turning it 4 turns out (my car shifts between 3.75 turns and 5 turns out). and still doesnt shift anymore. could the clutch be worn out already?? . the car is great, and HPI .12ss engine is more powerful than my neighbors OS .18. i mean, as i said, all i did was turn around, and it wont go back into second gear. any ideas???

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Old 04-19-2007, 01:21 AM   #2
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It could be stuck in 2nd gear. Take it apart and check it out. Make sure that the set screw and adjustment screws are still in place.
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Old 04-19-2007, 03:45 PM   #3
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I'd take it apart and give the spring, screw etc. a good look over and clean it up. Sounds like 2nd gear got stuck. Does the car accelerate slower than usual or does it accelerate fast and top out at a low speed?
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